Day: November 15, 2013

Progressive groups hold solidarity gatherings for typhoon victims, slam slow gov’t response

“We are disheartened as we see images of our people in Eastern Visayas – thousands of dead bodies, missing loved ones, destroyed homes. We are enraged that days since Yolanda devastated the region, government support is wanting. Where are the billions of pesos in calamity funds? The survivors are resorting to looting in order to survive.” Ferdinand Gaite, Courage